Pope Francis at Mass with indigenous peoples in Chiapas

Yes, local indigenous languages were used in the liturgy; and the Pope even began and ended his sermon by quoting from psalm 19 in an indigenous language. He went one step further in quoting from the Popol Vuh, the Mayan creation myth, and expressing appreciation for indigenous wisdom, especially with regard to nature and the environment.
The full text of the sermon is here. 

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  1. Thanks Teresa It will be interesting to see what texts were used in the Indigenous languages. There was promise of a decree for use of Indigenous languages in the Mass. Can anyone locate this please – if it eventuated?

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